Graphite Art Projects?

Answer Graphite art, made with solid graphite pencils, can produce different black and gray shades, as well as perfectly formed lines. It is not to be confused with charcoal art, which only produces a dar... Read More »

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Graphite Art Techniques?

According to, the average pencil doesn't actually lead, but rather a compound called graphite. It's this silvery-black substance, along with a little clay, that allows a graphite pencil... Read More »

What is a graphite pencil?

Natural graphite is a form of crystalline carbon with qualities that make it useful for drawing and writing. The graphite in a pencil consists of a mixture of graphite and clay, often--but not alwa... Read More »

Can graphite be recycled?

Graphite can be recycled. Some common products produced from recycled graphite are brake linings and thermal insulation. There is not much demand for recycled graphite because it is very abundant a... Read More »

What Is Graphite Lubricant?

There are many types of lubricants, ranging from motor oil to exotic lubricants like lithium-based ones. Some modern materials can be impregnated with lubricant, eliminating the need to lubricate m... Read More »